[uncountable, countable] condemnation (of somebody/something) an expression of very strong disapproval There was widespread condemnation of the invasion.Extra examples He issued a blanket condemnation of all terrorism. I can only express my strong condemnation of this dreadful behaviour. Such treatment deserves condemnation. The UN issued a condemnation of the regime. The violence has drawn firm condemnation from all the main political leaders. There’s been no official condemnation of the bombing. The report will be seen by many as a strong condemnation of the prison system.